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Luquet returns to River Parishes as new Hahnville assistant coach

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  • 1/8/19 7:21pm

You could call Daniel Luquet’s return to the River Parishes a family affair. It was family considerations that caused Luquet to resign as head football coach at Woodlawn of Baton Rouge to become an assistant at Hahnville. “I had an opportunity over the (Christmas) break to sit down with ‘Salt’ and talk about the coordinator position,” said Luquet, referring to Hahnville head coach Nick Saltaformaggio. “For me, it... Keep Reading

Nicholls to play visiting Toreros in opening round of FCS playoffs

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  • 11/19/18 7:52am

THIBODAUX – A new Thanksgiving week tradition is developing at Nicholls. For the first time in school history, the Colonels have made the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for consecutive year when it was announced Nicholls would host the University of San Diego at 3 p.m. Saturday at Guidry Stadium – two days after Thanksgiving Day. “The last couple of years, we’ve played a lot of guys when they were young, when they... Keep Reading

River Parish contingent play huge role in Southland title for Nicholls

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  • 11/16/18 9:55am

THIBODAUX - They denied Sully Laiche a touchdown but not his conference championship. The junior defensive lineman raced 53 yards along the Nicholls sideline in the second quarter after recovering what appeared to be a lateral. The play was called an incomplete pass upon review, wiping out the score by the former star defender from Lutcher. “I saw Evan (Veron) go for the quarterback and then I saw the running back peel out. I said, ... Keep Reading

All eight River Parish teams once again qualify for state playoffs

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  • 11/4/18 8:45am

All eight River Parish teams have qualified for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs for the third year in a row. Two teams, defending Class 1A state champion West St. John, and St. Charles Catholic in Division II, received opening-round byes in their respective brackets. West St. John, which garnered the No. 5 seed in non-select Class 1A, will take on the winner of No. 12 seed Homer and Elton, the No. 21 seed. St. Charles Catholic,... Keep Reading

Emery presented with Under Armour All America Game jersey

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  • 10/16/18 1:12pm

In front of his teammates, coaches, and father, John Emery became the first player at Destrehan to receive an official jersey presentation to play in the Under Armour All-America Game. "It means a lot, since my sophomore year I've wanted to play in this game," said Emery. "It's truly a blessing, its been a goal I wanted to achieve. Just playing in this game January 3rd it's going to be big for... Keep Reading